A second utility that Matrox throws into the G software package is their MultiDesk software. By going to the “Programs” submenu of the MultiDesk menu, one can see the applications open on any desktop. No noticeable changes were visible when switching the operating system, with exception to the display being listed as one large display as opposed to two smaller ones. All the core resolution settings for both monitors is done via the Display Properties page. For example, one scheme could be a multi-display desktop at xx32 while another could be a clone desktop at xx Windows Support We are pleased to say that the Matrox G drivers feature the same usability in Windows as they do in Windows
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When we first plugged in our G DualHead to both monitors, we were pleased to find that the card is setup to clone the display to both screen without the need for any dualheead. This is a feature that other companies have had problems implementing, but ATI promises will come to the Radeon VE soon.
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Hotkeys similar to those found in the Radeon VE’s drivers are also found in Matrox’s driver package. For example, one scheme could be a multi-display desktop at xx32 while another could be a clone desktop at xx Accessible via the QuickDesk menu, desktop schemes can save information on multiple monitor configurations. Matrox G DualHead Drivers: Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment.
Like ATI, Matrox dkalhead a way to set refresh rates of various monitors. This results in a slightly blurry image and would not be the desired setting for graphic artists, it is a nice feature that makes zoomed images easier on those hard of seeing. One of Matrox’s taskbar resident programs is the Dalhead. This is perfect, of example, when using a television as a second monitor. Clicking on the eye icon next to the program list brings the program up on the primary display, making it easy to check out what is going on in every application.
We are pleased to say that the Matrox G cualhead feature the same usability in Windows as they do in Windows Log in Don’t have an account? No noticeable changes were visible when switching the operating system, with exception to the display being listed as one large display as opposed to two smaller ones. This could prove to be a problem in setups where the screen duqlhead are different. The DualHead configuration screen is really easy to use.
All that needs to be done to switch from one to the other is click the mouse: Note that many of the functions that the Radeon VE covers are also covered by the G All the core resolution settings for both monitors is done via the Display Properties page. A second utility that Matrox throws into the G software package is their MultiDesk software. One very useful feature that the G features is the ability to view what applications are running on various desktops.
As we mentioned before, Matrox has been in the dual display business for quite some time now.
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Setup of the card was similar to what we experienced with ATI, where Windows98 actually took over. Lets see some of what they offer. One great feature of the Matrox driver set is the ability to set desktop schemes.
The Multi-Display Control screen allows the user to configure how he or she wants DualHead to react to applications. This means that from the instant the card was in our system we were able to see a clone of the display on both monitors. The one problem that did arise from Matrox’s lack of inclusion of a resolution selection utility was that we could not set individual displays to different resolutions.
Custom refresh rates and resolutions can be set via the Monitor Wizard, giving the utility the power that many workstation class machines need. Matrox takes it one step further, however, and allows the user to set specific details about the monitor in the drivers.
DVDMax can be setup via the user’s preferences, as the above screen clearly shows. Just selecting one of the features brings up many options on how the user would like to configure the display. Here users can get access to a variety of the G’s functions, as well as options. This makes it easy to have preset configurations for many different setups.